Our LLB (Hons) degree gives you a rigorous academic legal education and a thorough grounding in legal, academic and clinical skills needed for you to pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister, as well as equipping you for employment in other areas if you choose not to go on to a professional qualification in law. The programme is taught by a mix of academic experts and practitioner lawyers, who put real world clinical legal experience at the heart of the programme. You’ll develop a critical grasp of the law and its political, social and economic contexts. Our LLB programme is flexible in structure and has core first and second years including all seven law foundation subjects. This gives you the ability to switch to a more specialist LLB in the final year and tailor your study to a particular aspect of law by choosing options relating to criminal law, commercial law or social justice or choosing a range of options. By completing the foundation subjects early, this will also put you in a good position to obtain law work experience and placement opportunities and enhance your employability. It also allows you to take your time to decide on which aspect of law is right for you. The Bradford LLB Law degree satisfies the new Bar Standards Board law degree requirements for aspiring barristers and provides an excellent grounding for aspiring solicitors who wish to go on to prepare for the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Solicitors’ Qualifying Exam (SQE) which is due to commence in September 2021. Placement Year This 4-year programme offers you the opportunity to take up a placement in your third year.
Year one - Business, Law and Ethics (core) Contract Law (core) Law, Social Justice and Sustainability (core) Legal Relationships, Sources and Institutions (core) Year two - Criminal Law (core) Human Rights (core) Law in a Global Context (core) Law in the Community 1 (core) The Law of Tort (core) Year four - Land Law (core) Equity and Trusts (core) Law Dissertation (option) Law in the Community 2 (option) Law in the Community 2 (extended) (option)Contemporary Issues in Criminal Law (option) International Criminal Law (option) Youth Justice (option) Crime and Society (option) Law of Evidence (option) Family Law (option) Social Welfare Law (option) Immigration and Asylum Law (option) Law of Succession (option) Employment Law (option) Commercial Law (option) Company Law (option) Intellectual Property Law (option) Competition Law (option) Banking and Finance Law (option) Law and the Internet (option) Environmental Law (option) Medical and Healthcare Law (option) Law and the Arts (option) Contemporary Issues in EU Law (option) University Elective (option) Please note that not all options will be available every year as they depend on student demand and staff availability. Students will be given the opportunity to state their preferences and the School of Law will do its best to accommodate these.
Most modules use a mixture of formal lectures, tutorials and seminars. All modules require students to undertake independent study, supported through distance learning technologies such as our Virtual Learning Environment. Reading lists and suggested resources for independent study provide further direction for students to undertake this work, and regular contact hours and informal feedback throughout the courses provide opportunities for further guidance for learners. Assessments involve a combination of coursework assessments and formal examinations held at the end of each semester, the first-year assessments aim to measure your progress and the assessments that count towards the classification of your degree are held in the second and final years.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Bar Standards Board
- Solicitors Regulation Authority
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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The University welcomes applicants from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the university. English language requirements for International and EU applicants: The standard University requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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